Talent Acquisition Partner in London at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/1/2018

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 244 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

The Global Talent Acquisition organization at PayPal. is a fast-paced, highly motivated team of professionals focused on bringing in the highest level of talent to help drive the business forward while delivering a best in class candidate experience. The Talent Acquisition Partner will act as a Strategic Talent Advisor to partner with the business on the end to end hiring process and experience at PayPal. The role provides an opportunity to influence the talent landscape of PayPal.


A typical day for a Talent Acquisition Partner will include:

  • Engaging and partnering with the hiring manager/business unit leader to understand hiring requirements, complete the talent request briefing/Intake sessions setting realistic expectations and education on the end to end hiring process at PayPal.
  • Developing innovative recruitment strategies and managing the end to end hiring activities of assigned requisitions, delivering an efficient and effective service to all involved in the hiring process.
  • Coaching and guiding hiring managers on Talent Acquisition related policies, processes and interview skills.
  • Monitor and ensure 100% compliance of hiring process activities including background checks, skills survey assessment and PayPal account review process and resolve any discrepancies that may arise prior to completion of the hiring process.
  • Ensure all coordination activity is consistent and compliant with Global/Regional PayPal policies as appropriate and all agreed activities are completed in an accurate and timely manner e.g.: ATS updates, job postings, compliance, interview scheduling, assessments, reporting and any other activities relating to the hiring process.
  • Proactively generate candidate pipeline through a range of sourcing channels for all open requisitions utilizing the most effective and cost efficient sourcing methods available.
  • Conduct on-going market research and analysis to develop innovative and effective sourcing strategies, providing market intelligence to the business as required.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with employment agencies, colleges, university and community college placement offices as a source to generate qualified candidates.
  • Assist in identifying, organizing and attending job fairs/career events as appropriate on behalf of PayPal.
  • Conduct thorough pre-screen activities in line with PayPal and job requirements, presents a shortlist and recommendations of the most suitable candidates for consideration for assigned requisitions.
  • Prepare, present, and negotiate job offers in a timely and efficient manner in accordance with PayPal compensation and benefits guidelines.
  • Manage and actively participate in Talent Acquisition related projects of varying complexity, importance and priority.
  • Contribute to the development of the annual Talent Acquisition planning, budgeting and strategy development.
  • Represent the Talent Acquisition team positively in relationships and communication with the Human Resource Business Partner’s (HRBP’s), MyHR, Centers of Expertise (COE’s), business leaders and with other Global Talent Acquisition (GTA) team members.

What does Success Look Like?  

  • Having a great candidate experience for new hires to PayPal.
  • High levels of hiring manger satisfaction
  • Improve the perception of PayPal in the external market
  • Meeting the talent needs of the business in a timely manner
  • Looking ahead with key business stakeholders – creating strong talent pipelines for the medium and longer term opportunities

About You  

  • You will have relevant recruiting experience (specialist and/or senior level hiring) preferably gained within a global internet company, ecommerce or financial services environment.
  • You will have experience using a hiring applicant tracking system – ideally Workday. 
  • You will have deep sourcing, interview, assessment and selection experience.
  • You will want to be part of a fast paced dynamic organization, where a can do positive attitude is essential!
  • You should be resilient and self-confident with the ability to think on your feet while under pressure.
  • You should have the ability to learn and adapt quickly to new knowledge related to Talent Acquisition systems and processes.
  • A proven record of building and managing relationships with internal and external customers including business partners, users, vendors, project teams and management leaders demonstrating the highest levels of integrity and discretion.
  • You will have deep Talent Acquisition best practice expertise, broad organizational knowledge of Talent Acquisition systems, legislative regulations and labor market trends.
  • Superior interpersonal and negotiation skills; demonstrated effective listening and questioning skills and is comfortable dealing with all levels in the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to manage and handle multiple tasks of an urgent nature, whilst ensuring a professional level of tact and diplomacy with all levels of management.
  • Accomplished written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate and deal with all levels in the organization in a clear, timely and effective manner.
  • Customer-focused with ability to positively champion PayPal and the Global Talent Acquisition organization internally and externally.

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  • Experience of rolling out and promoting an EVP

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.



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